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Nomad’s waterproof leather Active Straps are designed for heavy everyday use

  NEWS – One of my favorite accessories maker, Nomad, recently introduced a new Apple Watch band made of hydrophobic leather. The versatile band can withstand dirt, sweat, saltwater, and sand. It’s made to go from workout to night out.  From Nomad’s website: Built with hydrophobic leather and ventilation channels, Active Strap is designed for …

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Plex has released their own movie and tv streaming service

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NEWS – Starting today, Plex is going to stream thousands of movies, shows, documentaries and musicals for free with ads. They will recommend more content based on your media collection, but won’t directly affect any personal content uploaded to your library (i.e, won’t put ads on your own uploaded media). This feature can be customized …

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SleekStrip phone grip, castAway tiny Chromebook, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today I have 6 campaigns for you to check out from Kickstarter and Indiegogo. I want one of each! castAway™ case – The World’s Smallest Chromebook! What is it? The castAway™ case is a case for your smartphone that adds an ultra-thin Chromebook second screen. Why do I like it? I like …

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This wall hanging looks like art but it’s really a room heater

NEWS – Space heaters can be eyesores and even trip hazards if you don’t pay attention to cords on the floor. The Invroheat room heater solves both of those problems by putting an attractive piece of art on your wall that just happens to be a heater as well. Invroheat uses infrared heat to quickly …

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2019 gift guide, Ecovacs Deebot robo vac, Sparkel drink maker, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – I hope everyone here in the US enjoyed Thanksgiving and everyone got some great deals on gadgets and gear yesterday with Black Friday. Right now, take a break from shopping and check out this full list of all our posts from the last 7 days. ARTICLES 2019 Gadgeteer holiday gift guide November 29, 2019 …

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Display your iPad Pro in style with the Yohann Walnut iPad Pro Stand with Pencil Holder

GIFT IDEA NEWS – There are stands for your iPad Pro and then there is this stand from Yohann. Beautifully crafted in Italy and made from a single piece of Oak or Walnut, it complements the cool precision of the iPad Pro with multiple angles, functionality and the warmth of wood. The faceted surfaces of …

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Tote no more with the Gita hand-free carrier

NEWS – Since we are still in control of our eventual robot overlords, it’s time to stop carrying your crap and have a robot schlep your crap for you! Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), Piaggio Group’s division responsible for researching the future of mobility has introduced Gita, a personal transport robot for carrying small loads. Gita …

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Are you looking for a unique Advent calendar? Use the Force or even an Accio charm!

GIFT IDEA NEWS – Do you need a unique Advent calendar for your young adventurers? LEGO has you covered. The 280 piece LEGO Star Wars 2019 Advent Calendar 75245 Holiday Building Kit has buildable characters, vehicle and starship models, blaster weapons, plus two Christmas themed action figures behind each of the doors that counts down …

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Turn your electric pressure cooker into an air fryer

NEWS – Walk to the kitchen area of most big box stores and you’ll see a variety of standalone air fryers. These cookers are really popular because they let people who love to eat fried foods do so with fewer calories and oil. Those are the benefits of air fryers, but the downside is that …

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The ideal stocking stuffer for the Master Griller on your holiday shopping list

GIFT IDEA NEWS – The holidays are barreling down upon us and as we roll into the beginning of December, it’s time to start checking our lists and checking them twice. If you have a cook, chef, or master griller to buy for this year, the folks @MEATER have their entire lineup of smart thermometers …

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